GSC 98536, McLay Spur (Triassic of Canada)

Where: British Columbia, Canada (56.1° N, 122.7° W: paleocoordinates 34.1° N, 53.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: rutherfordi ammonoid zone, Pardonet Formation, Alaunian (215.6 - 212.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified siliciclastic sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by E.T. Tozer party in 1981; reposited in the GSC

Primary reference: E. T. Tozer. 1994. Canadian Triassic Ammonoid Faunas. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 467:1-663 [A. McGowan/A. McGowan/A. McGowan]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141702: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 31.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

Cephalopoda
 Ceratitida - Tibetitidae
Cyrtopleurites bicrenatus Hauer 1846 ceratite
Drepanites rutherfordi McLearn 1937 ceratite
Hauerites piceus Tozer 1994 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Didymitidae
Didymites quenstedti von Mojsisovics 1875 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Episculitidae
Parisculites mundus McLearn 1947 ceratite